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Unions Join Together to Expose XPO for its Anti-Worker Practices

James P. Hoffa | Posted 05.11.2016 | Business
James P. Hoffa

Corporate greed is at the center of the dispute. XPO port and rail drivers are fighting company wage theft in excess of $200 million because of persistent misclassification as independent contractors, a scheme the National Labor Relations Board ruled is designed to deny workers of their legal right to form a union.

Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association: A Deceptive Attack on Organized Labor

Ben Spielberg | Posted 01.04.2017 | Politics
Ben Spielberg

The organization behind Friedrichs, the Center for Individual Rights, has strong ties to individuals and groups that routinely against workers' rights. This lawsuit is part of those efforts. It's about undermining organized labor and further diminishing union strength and worker bargaining power.

Dave Jamieson

Union Busters At Major U.S. Companies Caught On Tape | Dave Jamieson | Posted 09.03.2014 | Business

One day last fall, employees of Iron Mountain, a Boston-based records management company, were subjected to what union organizers like to call a capti...

Why the Anti-Union Argument Loses Every Time

Lee A. Saunders | Posted 09.29.2014 | Politics
Lee A. Saunders

It is ugly individualism that underlies the political ideology of the rich industrialists who are spending billions in an effort to shred Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid, and who are attempting to stop the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. Unions are an impediment to their grand scheme, so they're coming after us with a vengeance.

Paul Blumenthal

Koch Brothers Face Insults While Unions Face Threats To Their Very Existence | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 05.14.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Not a week goes by these days without Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) denouncing the billionaire Koch brothers as "un-America...

Leaked Anti-Union Rant Shows What Workers Are Up Against In America

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 10.30.2013 | Business

Listen to the full recording from the Iron Mountain meeting in the above player. A leaked audio recording showing managers trying to talk their tru...

It's Anti-American to Be Anti-Union

Chris Tilly | Posted 10.30.2012 | Los Angeles
Chris Tilly

Economists say we've lost a decade of financial progress because of the recession. We cannot afford to let progress toward our American values, including equality, similarly retreat.

Ariel Edwards-Levy

Labor Rallies On One-Year Anniversary Of Scott Walker's Anti-Union Law | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 03.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A year after Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) signed groundbreaking anti-collective bargaining legislation into law, union supporters fro...

Dave Jamieson

GOP Threatening Middle Class: Dems | Dave Jamieson | Posted 11.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats and labor leaders went on the offensive against anti-union House Republicans Wednesday, accusing GOP members and business grou...

Unions Are (Not!) Destroying America

Rep. Earl Blumenauer | Posted 11.15.2011 | Politics
Rep. Earl Blumenauer

It is unfortunate that we are seeing an attempt in Congress to scapegoat America's unions for the economic problems that beset us.

WATCH: HuffPost's Amanda Terkel Talks Unions With Rachel Maddow

Huff TV | Posted 05.28.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

Amanda Terkel, Senior Politics Reporter at The Huffington Post, appeared Monday on 'The Rachel Maddow Show' to discuss new anti-union measures being p...

Sam Stein

Wisconsin GOP Senators Pass Anti-Union Bill Without Democrats Present | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a bold gambit to put an end to the weeks-long budget standoff in Wisconsin, Gov. Scott Walker (R) split his controversial budget-repa...

Ryan Grim

GOP, Dems Team Up To Beat Back Anti-Union Measure | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON - Sixty House Republicans joined with every Democrat to beat back an anti-union amendment on Thursday that would have defunded the National...

Remembering Our Anti-Union President

Jonathan Schmock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Schmock


"Coddled" Public Employees Make Less than the Private Sector

Amy Traub | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amy Traub

It's a truism on the right these days: firefighters, librarians, sanitation workers, and other public employees are lazy and overpaid. They've "turned...

Your Mailman Didn't Make the Economy Collapse

Amy Traub | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Amy Traub

Rather than being outraged that a public employee earns a living wage, we should ask why more private sector workers don't.

Sam Stein

Bailout Recipients Hosted Call To Defeat Key Labor Bill | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Three days after receiving $25 billion in federal bailout funds, Bank of America Corp. hosted a conference call with conservative activists and busine...

Wal-Mart's Anti-Union Threats Lead to Backlash, Call for Federal Probe

Art Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Art Levine

Wal-Mart may have inadvertently done workers a big favor with its threats that a Democratic victory in November could lead to passage of a new law making organizing unions easier.